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The Resource Telescopes and space probes

Telescopes and space probes

Label
Telescopes and space probes
Title
Telescopes and space probes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An introduction to the history of telescopes and space probes for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and use. Includes a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
522.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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World Book, Inc
Series statement
Explore the solar system
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  • Space probes
  • Telescopes
  • Solar system
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Telescopes and space probes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Contents
Telescopes -- What is a telescope? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What is an optical telescope? -- How do optical telescopes "see"? -- Where are the largest optical telescopes on Earth? -- What is a radio telescope? -- What is an infrared telescope? -- What is an ultraviolet telescope? -- What are X-ray and gamma-ray telescopes? -- What is an observatory? -- What is the Hubble space telescope? -- How does Hubble stay in orbit? -- Why is Hubble so important? -- Space probes -- What is a space probe? -- What do space probes do? -- What can space probes do that astronauts can't? -- Where did early space probes go? -- When did space probes reach Mercury, Venus, and Mars? -- Which other probes have studied Mars? -- Which rovers have explored Mars? -- What did the Phoenix lander discover on Mars? -- What have the voyager probes taught us about the solar system? -- Which probes have studied Jupiter? -- Which probe is studying Saturn? -- What have we learned from probes to the sun? -- What have we learned from stardust and near? -- What messages have we sent into space? -- What is "space junk"?
Control code
000045562128
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Lccn
2010016628
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Telescopes and space probes
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Contents
Telescopes -- What is a telescope? -- Who invented the telescope? -- What is an optical telescope? -- How do optical telescopes "see"? -- Where are the largest optical telescopes on Earth? -- What is a radio telescope? -- What is an infrared telescope? -- What is an ultraviolet telescope? -- What are X-ray and gamma-ray telescopes? -- What is an observatory? -- What is the Hubble space telescope? -- How does Hubble stay in orbit? -- Why is Hubble so important? -- Space probes -- What is a space probe? -- What do space probes do? -- What can space probes do that astronauts can't? -- Where did early space probes go? -- When did space probes reach Mercury, Venus, and Mars? -- Which other probes have studied Mars? -- Which rovers have explored Mars? -- What did the Phoenix lander discover on Mars? -- What have the voyager probes taught us about the solar system? -- Which probes have studied Jupiter? -- Which probe is studying Saturn? -- What have we learned from probes to the sun? -- What have we learned from stardust and near? -- What messages have we sent into space? -- What is "space junk"?
Control code
000045562128
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Lccn
2010016628
Other physical details
col. ill.

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